Joe Satriani is known as a very technical guitar player. He has mastered a lot of techniques on the electric guitar. Legato, two-handed tapping, arpeggio tapping, volume swells, harmonics, and extreme whammy bar effects, to name a few.
Satriani was inspired to play the guitar after hearing of the death of Jimi Hendrix. He has 14 years old when this happened. Satriani studied and was heavily influenced by technically demanding jazz pianist Lennie Tristano. Satriani started teaching guitar while he attended Five Town College.
He moved to California to pursue his musical career but ended up teaching guitar again. His students were none other than Steve Vai, Kirk Hammett (Metalica), David Bryson (Counting Crows), Kevin Cadogan (Third Eye Blind), Larry LaLonde (Primus and Possessed), Alex Skolnick (Testament), Rick Hunolt (ex-Exodus), Phil Kettner (Laaz Rockit), Geoff Tyson (T-Ride), Charlie Hunter and David Turin.
In the beginning, Satriani Played for The Squares, a San Francisco-based band. He then joined the Greg Kihn Band, who was in a downward spiral.
Satriani has released sixteen albums from 1986-2018.
– Not of this earth,
– Surfing with the Alien,
– Flying in the Blue Dream,
– The Extremist, Time Machine,
– Joe Satriani, Crystal Planet,
– Engines of Creation,
– Strange Beautiful Music,
– Is there Love in Space,
– Super Colossal,
– Professor Satchafunkilus and the Musterion of Rock,
– Black Swans and Wormhole Wizards,
– Unstoppable Momentum,
– Shockwave Supernova,
– What Happens Next.
Joe Satriani is also working on albums such as Hey Stoopid, by Alice Cooper, Break Like the Wind by fictional band Spinal Tap, Imaginos by Blue Oyster Cult, and Stu Hamm and Gregg Bissonette’s solo albums.
He also organized the G3 tour in 1995 and was in the rock supergroup Chickenfoot formed in 2008.
Lyricless, but every ear can hear, and each heart can understand the lyrics.
This song can take you to another world.